Tom Jones

London, The Weekends Start Here
  • London, The Weekends Start Here

  • Tom Jones

    During the week, London is the bustlingly centre of big business, with millions of people working all around the capital, but it’s at the weekend that the city really comes alive.

    With London, The Weekends Start Here, explore the unrivalled range of cultural, artistic, historical and outdoor experiences this dynamic capital has to offer, with plenty of time to achieve the unexpected before another Monday morning rolls round.

    Perfect for Londoners and visitors alike, discover 52 themed weekends, organised by season, with over 250 interesting and quirky entries for unusual and surprising attractions. Including all you need to know about location, transport and the best places to eat and drink.

    From Wild London in the spring to Nordic London in the winter and Tea Drinker’s London, Quiet London, Japanese London and more in between. Multicultural and historical, urban and wild, peaceful and vibrant – there’s plenty to do in London to suit your mood and interests, as well as the time of year.

    Why not try … ?

    Drinking in pubs once frequented by pirates and smugglers in Wapping
    Taking a Scandinavian sauna at the Finnish Church
    Eating grapes from a royal grape vine
    Spotting London's Peregrine Falcons
    Finding literary treasures in the British Library
    Soaking up the sun on a Japanese Roof Garden
    Walking the route of a Victorian sewer, and
    Exploring the chalk downland valleys of south London


    Get inspired and enjoy all the fun, diverting and imaginative things to do in this great city, one weekend at a time.

Tom Jones is a writer and researcher who lives in South East London. He is happiest when discovering new things to do and believes it is important to make the most of where you live. Born in the South Cotswolds, before creating Tired of London, Tired of Life, he worked as a researcher at the House of Commons, as a white van man and in the Armed Forces Medal Office.